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Zorawar Chand Bakshi

Lt Gen Zorawar Chand Bakshi, one of India’s highly decorated generals (Maha Vir Chakra, Vir Chakra, Mention-in-Despatches, Param Vishisht Seva Medal) has passed away.

Over his more than three decades of service, he was instrumental in the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965, in the capture of the strategic Haji Pir Pass in the Uri Sector from the Pakistani forces, for which he was awarded the Maha Vir Chakra. He was also part of the World War II, towards liberating Burma and Malaysia from Japanese forces, UN Operation in Congo, Counter-insurgency operations in the North-East. In 1971 Indo-Pak war, he oversaw operations in the crucial Chicken’s Neck area in the Sialkot sector.

25-05-2018
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Vinod Bhatt

Gujarati satirist and biographer Vinod Bhatt has passed away. He was known for his sense of humour and his column 'Idam Trutiyam' in Gujarati newspapers.

24-05-2018
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Philip Milton Roth

An American novelist who won a Pulitzer Prize for his 1997 novel ‘American Pastoral’.

23-05-2018
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Bernard Lewis

A historian of prominence Mr. Lewis dead at an age of 101.

21-05-2018
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Tom Wolfe

A famous American novelist and founder of 'New Journalism' had died at the age of 87.

16-05-2018
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Ennackal Chandy George Sudarshan

He is a scientist who made many ground-breaking discoveries in the field of theoretical physics. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize nine times. He died at an age of 86.

15-05-2018
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Himanshu Roy

The former head of Maharashtra Anti-Terror Squad Himanshu Roy had committed suicide. He was suffering from cancer.

12-05-2018
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Winnie Mandela

Winnie Mandela, wife of Nelson Mandela dies at age 81

03-04-2018
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T.V.R. Shenoy

T.V.R. Shenoy, veteran journalist who was once the chief of Malayalam Manorama passed away.

18-04-2018
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Rajinder Sachar

Former Chief Justice of Delhi High Court passed away. He was the Chairperson of Sachar Committee which produced the Sachar Committee Report on Muslims plight in the country.

21-04-2018

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